How to Install or Uninstall upx-ucl on Ubuntu 22.04

Updated: October 26, 2022

UPX is an advanced executable file compressor. UPX will typically reduce the file size of programs and DLLs by around 50%-70%, thus reducing disk space, network load times, download times etc. The current version can compress executables for DOS, Linux/ELF (i386, amd64, ppc32) and some other files for different OS. I will show you how to install upx-ucl on Ubuntu 22.04 in this tutorial.


  • Operating system: Ubuntu 22.04 or older versions with more than 2GB RAM
  • Privileges: Ascertain that you are able to execute sudo commands.

Prerequisites to install upx-ucl on Ubuntu 22.04

Install upx-ucl Ubuntu 22.04

upx-ucl is one of the popular ways on Ubuntu now so that this tutorial will show you some ways to install it. Choose the one that you think is easy and you can follow.

Install upx-ucl using APT

This is a popular method for installing Ubuntu packages because it’s easy to follow, even if you are a newbie in Linux. Following these steps to install upx-ucl on your Ubuntu.

Step 1: Update the APT database to download new packages from Ubuntu. Launch the terminal and enter the following Linux command:

sudo apt update

Step 2: Start the package installation on Ubuntu 22.04. After updating the system, you can install upx-ucl Ubuntu by pasting this command into the terminal and pressing Enter.

sudo apt-get -y install upx-ucl

Install upx-ucl using Aptitude

Users can manage their installation, upgrade, and removal of packages with Aptitude and view a list of the packages that are currently available. If you haven’t already installed it on Ubuntu, run this command to do so.

sudo apt-get -y install aptitude

Then, you can now install upx-ucl, just following these steps:

Step 1: You must update the APT package repository cache before attempting to install, update, or remove any packages. Obtain new packages from Ubuntu by updating the APT database. Launching the terminal and entering the following Linux command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Start installing the packages on Ubuntu 22.04. You can now install upx-ucl Ubuntu by executing this command in the terminal.

sudo aptitude -y install upx-ucl

Uninstall upx-ucl on Ubuntu 22.04

Have you ever thought about how difficult it is to uninstall an application from Ubuntu? You are mistaken; anyone can easily uninstall any program, not just a package.

This command can be used to uninstall upx-ucl from Ubuntu 22.04 if it was installed using APT or Aptitude.

sudo apt remove --auto-remove upx-ucl

If you want to uninstall upx-ucl and delete its data and dependencies, you can also run the following command:

sudo apt autoremove --purge upx-ucl


In this guide, I showed you ways to install upx-ucl on Ubuntu 22.04 and some ways to uninstall upx-ucl too. If you need any help, don’t hesitate to contact me. I’m very glad to answer them.